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Disguise and Recognition: Symbolic Symposium Series [Updated Deadline]

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 1:00pm
Clockworks Academy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

The Symbolic Symposium is a new free online education project hosted by Clockworks Academy. We put on regular online talks for general audiences. Talks are hosted live and followed by a live Q&A, and the talk without the Q&A is then made widely available for free. You can find a playlist of previous speakers at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuIvyyaKRiEWiFRrAQ6Ifjz9UMQIlrMwt.

1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress

updated: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 11:54am
University of Warsaw, Faculty of Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

The 1st International Humanities – Society – Identity Congress Programme Committee is looking forward to welcoming you to Warsaw. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects pertaining to the notions of Humanities – Society – Identity.

The Congress Programme comprises plenary lectures, debates, general sessions and networking research group sessions reflecting three main themes, i.e. Humanities (day 1), Society (day 2) and Identity (day 3). Each day there are Speed-Dating sessions for young researchers “The Voice of the Next Generation” on a special virtual venue.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense', ISA World Congress, Melbourne [Deadline Sept 29]

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022

This CFP might be of interest to some on the list. The panel is part of ISA Thematic Group TG07 ‘The Senses and Society’. This panel was accepted for the previous International Sociological Association (ISA) meeting in Brazil, 2020, which was cancelled. It is now being re-advertised for the next meeting in Melbourne.

‘The Sense of Data and the Data of Sense: Bodies, Technologies, Spaces’

Panel for International Sociological Association (ISA) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. June 25-July 1 2023

CFP: The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:06pm
Belinda Waller-Peterson & Robert LaRue / Moravian University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 11, 2022

CFP- The Handbook of African American Literature in the Twenty-First Century

Editors: Belinda Waller-Peterson (Moravian University) and Robert LaRue (Moravian University)

 

CFP Medieval Women from the Middle Ages to Modern Mass Mediaevalisms

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:04pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Call for Papers for Virtual Session of the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be in a hybrid format Thursday, 11 May, through Saturday, 13 May 2023

Medieval Women from the Middle Ages to Modern Mass Mediævalisms

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

Call for Cooperators: Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We Do Our Work

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:04pm
Tim Lanzendörfer, Goethe University, Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Cooperators

Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We* Do Our Work

(*Where “We” Names, Specifically, Humanities Scholars)

Preliminaries Towards Some Academic Product

State of the Field: Postcolonial Literature, Dead and Alive (ACLA 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:02pm
Rebecca Oh and Rose Casey / American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Postcolonial literature has died and been resurrected more times than a zombie in modern film. Often dubbed the Franken-child of Marxism’s commitment to real material conditions and deconstruction’s obsession with textuality, postcolonial studies has been schismed between its economic and political commitments, and its preoccupation with the politics of language and translation. It also emerged alongside the rise of theories of globalization and has been a primary field for thinking about the uneven movements of local practices and global processes.

Musical Responses to Goethe's Works: Texts, Contexts, Genres (ASECS 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:02pm
Tekla Babyak (chair)/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Goethe Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Session No. 70, Musical Responses to Goethe's Works: Texts, Contexts, Genres

Organized and chaired by Tekla Babyak (Independent Scholar, PhD, Musicology, Cornell, 2014)

Sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America

Hinduism Against Hindutva

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:01pm
Mukti Lakhi Mangharam
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

Hinduism Against Hindutva

 

In the summer of 2021, speakers at the Dismantling Global Hindutva conference stated: "In our advocacy, we state clearly that Hindutva ideology is not the same as the Hinduism that we aspire to, but we cannot deny that proponents of Hindutva are doing so as Hindus, in the name of a monolithic Hinduism. As Shana Sippy put it, not all Hinduism is Hindutva, but Hindutva is clearly one manifestation of Hinduism.”

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Morrissey

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
John A. Riley
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 9, 2022

Paul Morrissey is a key figure of American underground filmmaking. Early in his career he joined Andy Warhol’s Factory and worked on numerous projects, notably the ambitious Chelsea Girls (1966), a 210 minute-long split-screen experiment which became an unexpected crossover hit and raised the profile of New York underground filmmaking. 

NeMLA 2023: North African Women Writers

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

From Nawal el Saadawi’s writings against FGM to Tunisian protests advocating for changes to inheritance law, this panel considers North Africa’s women writers in conversation with the conference theme, resilience. How have these women writers mediated and negotiated their interconnected position within the Mediterranean zone: between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and between the Mashreq and Al-Andalus? How have they, to borrow from Hélène Cixous, stolen/flown away with the systems that they worked within, including language systems, genre conventions, and traditional literary markets? What are their roles in decolonization projects, including the assertion of Amazigh rights?

NeMLA 2023: Panel on Re-hierarchising Adaptation

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 6:59pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 6, No. 1, 2023)

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 6:55pm
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.

Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 6, No. 1, scheduled to be published in June 2023. The submissions deadline is December 31, 2022.

Sidney at Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 2:51pm
International Sidney Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2023

SIDNEY AT KALAMAZOO, MAY 11-13, 2023 

58th International Congress on Medieval Studies

In-Person

This year the International Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions and invites papers on any and all topics related to Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Herbert, Lady Mary Wroth, the Sidney family or their extensive British and Continental network, inclluding Fulke Greville, Samuel Daniel, William Herbert, Alberico Gentili, Veronica Franco, Vittoria Colonna, George Buchanan, Philippe Duplessis-Mornay,  Étienne de La Boétie, Giordano Bruno, Justus Lipsius, and others. 

We encourage submissions by newcomers, including graduate students, and by established scholars of all ranks. 

Making Time for Research and Writing Independent of Tenure/Tenure-Track Positions

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 10:41am
Roundtable at NeMLA 2023, May 23-26 in Niagra Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Deadline coming up! This roundtable seeks participants outside of tenure & tenure-track university positions, for a frank discussion about managing research and writing lives when research and writing is not strictly considered part of the job. Contingent and adjunct faculty, those whose roles are solely defined as “teaching,” and independent scholars with alt-ac day jobs all have particular constraints to their research time and access. This roundtable will explore diverse approaches to these questions: How do you juggle your commitments, find support and funding, get access to library collections, etc. in less-than-perfect situations?

This session is sponsored by the CAITY Caucus.

YA that Doesn't Need to Come of Age

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 10:41am
Panel at NeMLA 2023, March 23-26 in Niagra Falls, NY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Deadline coming up! This panel seeks to explore young adult novels that depart from the coming of age story for teen protagonists, and the progressive ways that they can position their main characters as already actors with agency in the world. For instance, in recent young adult novels by Darcie Little Badger Elatsoe and A Snake Falls to Earth, the protagonists are already respected by their parents and they’re asexual. They don’t need to rebel against their authority figures or have sexual awakenings. In the tradition of Nancy Drew novels, in The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson, the protagonist is already known as a teen sleuth and has an established boyfriend.

Poetry and Platform Cultures (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 10:29am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

This NeMLA panel convenes literary critics, media scholars, and poets themselves to ask how social media platforms are transforming the reading and writing of contemporary poetry. Panelists may consider to what extent the participatory dynamics of Web 2.0 now condition the politics of contemporary poetry, where “politics” signifies both the institutional lifeforms of poetry’s production and circulation, and the ostensible public efficacy of poems themselves. We may ask how poetry’s relationships to activist praxis and to social movements like Black Lives Matter in the U.S., for example, have been mediated by social media.

Re-hierachizing Adaptation

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:52am
NeMLA2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Adaptation studies has contended with the question of hierarchies since it first emerged. Adaptation as a process similarly so: the problem of the source and the ‘original’ has established certain values and positions of texts. This has been challenged most notably through the debate in the field around fidelity, wherein the question of being ‘true’ to the source has been variously deemed fallacious, unhelpful, or both. Despite some recent proponents for it, what emerges from this is the challenging of the hierarchies that the fidelity debate espouses. Broadly, this has been main way in which these hierarchies have been challenged in adaptations, primarily due to the seemingly inescapable status fidelity has in the field.

Eco-Concepts: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought

updated: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 9:00am
Editors: Cenk Tan, İsmail Serdar Altaç
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS - CHAPTER SUBMISSION COMPLETED

Please find call for chapters for our forthcoming book: ECO-CONCEPTS: Critical Reflections in Emerging Ecocritical Theory and Ecological Thought to be published by Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield) in 2023.

Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:35pm
Prof. Rossie Artemis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

 

CFP: Unnatural Narratives in 21st-century Fiction

 Taking up the idea of the specificity of unnatural narratives found in the work of theorists such as Brian Richardson, Stefan Iversen, Jan Alber, and Henrik Skov Nielsen among others, the proposed 2025 special issue of JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory will probe the variety of unnatural narratives displayed in fictional works in English published after the year 2000.

Eugene Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award Call for Nominations

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:33pm
Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2022

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama solicits nominations for the 2023 Eugene CurrentGarcia Award for Distinction in Literary Scholarship. This award is made annually to a living, outstanding literary scholar who is from Alabama or has worked primarily in Alabama or has focused mainly on Alabama writers. This year will mark ACETA’s 25th annual conferrence of this prestigious award.

CFP: Stardom and Fandom

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Stardom and Fandom

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

CFP - South Central Renaissance Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:31pm
Susan Dunn-Hensley (program chair) / South Central Renaissance Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2022

Call for Papers

The South Central Renaissance Conference

Exploring the Renaissance 2023: An International Conference

 

April 27-29, 2023 — University of California, Berkeley

 

SCRC welcomes 15- to 20-minute papers on all aspects of Renaissance studies. Submit 300-to 500-word abstracts at southcentralrenaissanceconference.org 

 

Deadline: December 30, 2022

 

Fireside Tales of Terror: The Gothic and Winter

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:30pm
Jen Baker (University of Warwick) and Sandie Mills (University of Hull)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 17, 2022

“Horrors belong as naturally to the fireside, as fireside belongs to Christmas” declares the narrator of the piece “Fireside Horrors for Christmas” in the December 1847 issue of Dublin University Magazine. This image of “popular fireside stories or winter’s tales” exchanged in communal settings had, as the late Catherine Belsey explained, a “long vernacular tradition” (2010). Furthermore, it was, she argues, a practice that often-challenged orthodox institutional discourse about, for example, the “true meaning” of Christmas or the origins of ghosts and tapped into secular and “pagan” rituals and practices.

Radical Sondheim (Online Symposium)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:29pm
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

In the wake of his death in 2021, tributes emphasised how Sondheim’s creations were not only a postmodern challenge to the hummable tunes of traditional musical theatre and conventional simplicities of staging and plot, but also to expected ideas of the musical theatre protagonist. Writing in The Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert expressed the audience’s love for Sondheim as a response to how his work ‘takes the typically unseen… and forces them into the spotlight’.

Service Learning at CEA [3/30/23 - 4/1/23]

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:28pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The 52nd annual College English Association welcomes proposals for presentations about service learning in the English Studies classroom that move to the general conference theme: ConfluenceThe conference will be held in San Antonio, a city that itself is a kind of confluence: it has been the home of multiple cultures; it has seen the rise and fall of famous missions and military presidios; and it honors in its daily life today its Hispanic heritage and cowboy culture alike. It is no wonder, then, that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pedagogy at CEA [3/30/23 - 4/2/23]

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 10:28pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The 52nd annual College English Association welcomes proposals for presentations focused specifically on pedagogy that move to the general conference theme: Confluence

The conference will be held in San Antonio, a city that itself is a kind of confluence: it has been the home of multiple cultures; it has seen the rise and fall of famous missions and military presidios; and it honors in its daily life today its Hispanic heritage and cowboy culture alike. It is no wonder, then, that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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